Shipping Company Jargons

Shipping Company Jargon

is a special word or expression used by a profession or group that are difficult for others to understand. It is cool to say that jargon is part of what makes most businesses fun. Using jargon and acronyms can leave your audience in the dark, it can create more efficient communication in the business environment and more preferably make everything look professional. Today we will be sharing with you one of our most used terminology: PBO – Packed by Owner.

PBO is a term used to describe a situation where the loading of goods into boxes, mobile storage unites or cartons is being done by the shipper and not the moving company. Having said these, we want believe that the acronym PRO wouldn’t sound so strange to you in a shipping environment.

Please feel free to share with us some of your most used acronyms and jargon and where they are used.